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Fort Benning in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

China Gate

 
 
China Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael J. Horn, January 6, 2011
1. China Gate Marker
Inscription. Presented to the Infantry School by the 15th US Infantry The Can Do Regiment on its return to the United States on March 24, 1938 after over a quarter century of service in China
 
Erected 1938 by 15th Infantry Regiment.
 
Location. 32° 21.773′ N, 84° 57.485′ W. Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on Morrison Avenue 0.3 miles west of Lumpkin Road. Touch for map. The marker and China Gate are in the open area adjacent to the parking lot on the east side of the Officers Club and across the street from Building 35, New Soldier Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7010 Morrison Ave, Fort Benning GA 31905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Benning / Fort Benning Military Reservation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gowdy Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Post Headquarters -- JAG (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Riverside" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dwight David Eisenhower (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Benning - Station Hospital / National Infantry Museum (approx. half
China Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael J. Horn, January 6, 2011
2. China Gate Marker
a mile away); 505th Parachute Infantry (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Infantry Board (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
 
More about this marker. The Marker was created when the China Gate was presented to the Infantry School at Fort Benning.
 
Regarding China Gate. The China Gate reads -- A Remembrance of the Golden Deeds done by Officers and men of the United States Army Forces in China During the Civil Strife, 1924 for by a poem in Chinese and English.
 
Also see . . .  China Gate Description and History. (Submitted on May 29, 2015, by Michael J. Horn of Atlanta, Georgia.)
 
Additional keywords. Tientsen, Tianjin
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2015, by Michael J. Horn of Atlanta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2015, by Michael J. Horn of Atlanta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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